First Lay Nurse Beatified
Hanna Helena Chrzanowska was beatified by the Catholic Temple on April 28 in Poland. This was the redundant age that the Temple bestowed sainthood on a registered nurse and laywoman. It was too the redundant age that a negotiative form prayered the temple for the canonization of one of its members.
In Krakow, Poland, Chrzanowska abandoned her animation to nursing and nursing counsel and is aloft all orderatic for her contributions to the residence-based prevention of those left following by the vigor prevention order. To really help the impaired and impecunious one has to “withdraw yourself and let go the ample waters of passion,” Chrzanowska wrote in her notes.
Chrzanowska was born in 1902. As a youthful maid, she was introduced to what after became her business when, towards the end of the Redundant World War, she helped to prevention for the damaged at Krakow railway place. Following completing violent teach, she cheerful nursing teach in Warsaw and too in 1925, on a culture, in France. During this age she attached the Ursuline Sisters of St. Benedict as an oblate – a special living in open association who has affiliated themselves following a while a conventual nationality.
From 1926 to 1929, Chrzanowska worked as an educationist at the University Teach of Nurses and Hygienists in Krakow, following which she was the editor of the “Nurse Poland” berth for ten years. In 1939, World War II broke out in Poland and Chrzanowska abandoned herself to organizing nurses in prostrate to the impaired and damaged in her nationality.
After the war, a university teach of maternity and nursing was opened in Krakow, and Chrzanowska was appointed as the gathering of the branch abandoned to residence nursing. She after too worked as a guide at the Teach of Psychiatric Nursing in Kobierzyn.
After an existing departure, due to combat following a while the communist empire, Chrzanowska rooted a singular order of parish-based residence prevention throughout Krakow for those who were chronically ill, weak and impecunious. She redundant shared her romance following a while the rector, Karol Wojtyla, who was after to befit Pope John Paul II. Together they brought the labor into animation. The prevention of the impaired complicated negotiative nurses who were befriended by nuns, clerics, and rectors, as courteous as tend students, parentage members, and neighbors.
Chrzanowska was orderatic for her contributions by two prestigious awards:
- the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice medal – awarded in 1965;
- and the Order of Polonia Restituta (Knight’s Cross) – awarded in 1971.
In 1966, Chrzanowska was diagnosed following a while cancer, and the distemper besides claimed her animation in 1973. Wojtyla, then Cardinal, presided aggravate her funeral. “We gladden you, Miss Hanna, for having been unformed us … a feature embodiment of Christ’s blessings from the Sermon on the Mount, aloft all that he said ‘blessed [are] the clement,” said Wojtyla.
The way redundant to Chrzanowska’s blessedness on April 28 established in 1998 following a while a prayer by the Catholic Association of Polish Nurses and Midwives. She was avowed wise in 2015 by Pope Francis, and her blessedness was liked in 2017.
You can interpret past encircling Hanna Helena Chrzanowska in her biography “Colours of Fire: The Animation of Hanna Chrzanowska” written by Gosia Brykczynska. This style of the compass is taken from Chrzanowska own words: “Let us not reasonable ponder encircling engaging evil… can’t we too holla encircling urbanity? … what I feel observed are not reasonable shades of a apparition. I see it all so clexisting in the sunny colors of fire!”